Go Slow England
Special Local Places to Eat, Stay, & Savor
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Go Slow England by Alastair Sawday
Book DescriptionForty-eight of the loveliest places to stay throughout England are celebrated in this lushly photographed guide to slow food, places, and lodgings which have been chosen with environment in mind. In this guide, these ecological concerns translate into some of the most inspired settings and delicious food in England. There are cottages and castles surrounded by wild and rambling gardens or a bluebell wood, guestrooms tucked under the eaves, fitted with down comforters and luxurious bathrooms. You ll dine on home-baked bread and ice cream churned by hand; local meat, fish and produce; eggs laid by the chickens wandering across the lawn; fruit from the orchard across the way and libations from local breweries or vineyards. For each area of England there are dozens of recommendations for slow things to see and places to dine on artisanal, organic, homemade local food. There are supplementary listings of additional pubs and inns. Also with: maps of the seven areas of England, useful websites, how to travel to the special places, and information about How to be Slow. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781892145673
(238mm x 201mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Little Bookroom
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alastair Sawday
British Bed and Breakfast, Paperback (September 2016)
A fabulously comprehensive guide to British B&Bs with over 680 places listed from rambling Scottish castles to designer urban pads and thatched cottages. There's something for everyone here, from young families to young lovers, peace-seekers, walkers, cyclists, surfers and art and history buffs.
Italy Alastair Sawday Special Places to Stay, Paperback (April 2016)
Take your pick from over 440 carefully chosen boltholes, each one personally visited and vouched for. From ravishing palazzi to charming castelli countrywide, full of inspiration and great value, this is the perfect Italy accommodation guide for your next trip.
French Chateaux & Hotels, Paperback (March 2016)
Nineteen years of experience have gone into creating this trusted glove-pocket guide, a pleasure to read and the perfect gift for a Francophile friend. A seductive collection of 380 hotels, chateaux and auberges - beautiful, unusual, individual - have been selected and inspected in the best Sawday's tradition.
Special Places to Stay: British Hotels & Inns, Paperback (October 2015)» View all books by Alastair Sawday
From sleepy inns to manor-house hotels for fabulous occasions, from island boltholes to the odd jaw-dropping castle, each of our places combines character with comfort and a great welcome. A weekend break in a historic city, a night away on business, a family holiday by the sea - there's something for everyone here
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Author Biography - Alastair Sawday
Alistair Sawday is a writer and publisher who focuses on environmental issues. He has been a tour guide through France, guided disaster relief teams in Turkey, worked for the an international charitable relief organization in Papua New Guinea, and, in 1992, stood for Parliament with the Green Party. In 2006 his publishing company was awarded a Queen s Award for Sustainable Development. Rob Cousins is an English photographer who works with editorial, publishing, and commercial clients. His work has been used in newspapers or their and magazines throughout Britain. His clients include the BBC, The National Trust, and "Good Homes Magazine." Nigel Slater has been the food columnist for "The Observer" for fifteen years. Author of seven cook books, an autobiography and host of the BBC television series A Taste of my Life, his latest book is "Eating for England," a personal portrait of the British at table."
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